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FEMA proposes changes to building codes for Puerto Rico

  https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/femaproposeschangestobuildingcodes-2410648 FEMA proposes changes to building codes The recommendations will be included in a report that FEMA Mitigation Assessment Team will publish this summer Friday, March 30, 2018 – 8:33 AM By Alex Figueroa Cancel The report is developed … Continue reading

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Half of Puerto Rico’s housing was built illegally. Then came Hurricane Maria.

This is what you get with poor planning, not following building codes, the government and citizens tolerating it. http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/article199948699.html Puerto Rico address issues of “informal construction” after Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria destroyed many structures in Puerto Rico, including what building … Continue reading

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Electricity restored to 75 percent of customers in Puerto Rico, according to Utility

http://abcnews.go.com/US/electricity-restored-75-percent-customers-puerto-rico-utility/story?id=53005459 Electricity restored to 75 percent of customers in Puerto Rico: Utility By M.L. NESTEL Feb 11, 2018, 6:30 PM ET Carlos Giusti/APPublic Works Sub-Director Ramon Mendez, wearing hard hat, directs locals who are municipal workers, Eliezer Nazario, holding rope, … Continue reading

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Puerto Rican evacuees in Central Florida fret over housing as officials point fingers

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/puerto-rico-hurricane-recovery/os-puerto-ricans-displaced-housing-central-florida-20180116-story.html Puerto Rican evacuees in Central Florida fret over housing as officials point fingers Maria Baez Claudio, who has benefited from FEMA’s Transitional Shelter Assistance, worries about long term housing options for her and her 5-year-old grandson with special needs. … Continue reading

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Another FEMA contract questioned – $156 million contract given to company with only 1 employee

Corruption or incompetence?  Either way, it doesn’t look good! https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/anotherfemacontractquestioned-2396651 Another FEMA contract questioned Democrats question failed $ 156 million agreement for food on the Island Wednesday, February 7, 2018 – 10:31 AM By José A. Delgado When the contract … Continue reading

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FEMA Contract Called for 30 Million Meals for Puerto Ricans. 50,000 Were Delivered

  FEMA Contract Called for 30 Million Meals for Puerto Ricans. 50,000 Were Delivered. Leer en español By PATRICIA MAZZEI and AGUSTIN ARMENDARIZFEB. 6, 2018 Residents of San Isidro, P.R., waited for food and water in October. Credit Erika P. … Continue reading

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Armed Federal Agents Enter Warehouse in Puerto Rico to Seize Hoarded Electric Equipment

Who is responsible for creating the artificial shortage by the withholding of supplies and why? https://theintercept.com/2018/01/10/puerto-rico-electricity-prepa-hurricane-maria Armed Federal Agents Enter Warehouse in Puerto Rico to Seize Hoarded Electric Equipment Kate Aronoff January 10 2018, 11:38 a.m. On Saturday, a day after … Continue reading

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